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Protect our eyes

Posted by on January 26, 2011 with 0 Comments

One of the very important body parts we tend to forget about are eyes. We cannot really affect the prescription of glasses or contact lenses, however we can protect the health of our eyes. One of the most devastating diseases that can affect us is macular degeneration, which can destroy your central vision.  It is […]

Don’t Slack Off

Posted by on January 25, 2011 with 0 Comments

The high from beginning a new year is beginning to wear off. Many people have already begun to slip into old habits about exercise and eating. Don’t slack off. Convince yourself you are important to yourself. Make sure you are aware of some of CrossFit Bloomfield’s eating tips. The first twenty are on previous blogs. […]

Should You Feel Good about Eating Chocolate?

Posted by on January 18, 2011 with 0 Comments

Should You Feel Good about Eating Chocolate? By: Douglas Cale Chocolatier, Schakolad Chocolate Factory in Birmingham, Michigan. I always knew how I felt after eating chocolate – in a pleasant mood, satisfied and happy. Little did I know that chocolate was a source of natural “feel good” endorphins or that chocolate has been esteemed as […]

Working out for two

Posted by on January 13, 2011 with 0 Comments

For those of you who are thinking of working out while being pregnant. Here is a great blog that follows one woman during her pregnancy. Pictures included. Reflections: CrossFit Pregnancy (blog) CrosFit Journal Article (working out for two)-PDF

Include your children in the “New You”

Posted by on January 12, 2011 with 0 Comments

Make sure you include your children in the “New You”. Begin teaching your kids good eating habits. Don’t make food a reward for success in school or sports. Make a deal to take them to a movie or a sporting event. Good grades get a trip to the mall for clothes or sporting goods. It […]

Don’t forget your new year’s resolutions

Posted by on January 11, 2011 with 0 Comments

It’s already into the second week of January and people are already forgetting New Year’s resolutions. Don’t be one of those people. Taking care of your health must be a permanent priority. Everyday new reports come speaking about the importance of diet and exercise regarding quality and longevity of life. We all know this but […]

Regular Exercise to reduce cardiovascular disease

Posted by on January 8, 2011 with 0 Comments

According to the American Heart Association, regular exercise as a child will help reduce the chance of cardiovascular disease as an adult. By beginning exercise as a child, it can help promote a life long healthy life style. The attitudes of children towards exercise are largely influenced by their parents. Parents have to be positive […]

Lack of activity

Posted by on January 7, 2011 with 0 Comments

What people don’t realize is that being overweight and lack of activity isn’t just for how you look or how it affects the length of your life. It is about quality of life today. If you poop out after walking up the stairs in your house or are exhausted walking from your car in the […]

ANSI Accredits CrossFit Under Certificate Accreditation Program

Posted by on January 6, 2011 with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment systems, is pleased to announce that CrossFit has been accredited under the Institute’s Certificate Accreditation Program (ANSI-CAP). The ANSI accreditation has been awarded to CrossFit’s Level 1 Trainer […]

No more excuses, make exercise fun!

Posted by on January 6, 2011 with 0 Comments

Everyone makes excuses for not exercising and losing weight. Exercise physiologist Bob Greene said, “When you are out of excuses is when you are ready to change.”People have their own excuses for not losing weight and exercising.  A common excuse for not exercising is that it is not fun. CrossFit Bloomfield is a program that […]